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Forum: Event and Track Management
Date: 14 Oct, 2010
From: Paola Marini <Paola Marini>

  I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this problem, if not please tell me where I should write it.
However I'm running a simulation in which I need to call the General Particle Constructor inside my GeneratePrimaries() method. I delete it every time before to create a new one, first by deleteaSource (or CleanAll) and then deleting my GeneralParticleSource. Even if I do that I ended up filling the memory of my computer. I figured out that when I call deleteaSource (or CleanAll) it is deleting the pointer to the source but not the pointers to 
because G4SingleParticleSource::~G4SingleParticleSource() is empty.
Is there a reason for which it has been built in such a way? Am I doing something wrong? (I cannot move the GPS constructor out of GeneratePrimaries)
I solved the problem by adding a method to my class:

void deleteArchitectCosmin(G4GeneralParticleSource* theArchitect) {
  if(theArchitect == NULL) return;
  for(G4int i=0;i<theArchitect->GetNumberofSource();i++) {
      G4SingleParticleSource * source = 
      G4SPSPosDistribution* del1 = source->GetPosDist();
      G4SPSAngDistribution* del2 = source->GetAngDist();
      G4SPSEneDistribution* del3 = source->GetEneDist();
      G4SPSRandomGenerator* del4 = source->GetBiasRndm();
      delete del1; delete del2; delete del3; delete del4;
      delete source;
  delete theArchitect;

but maybe you could simply add in G4SingleParticleSource::~G4SingleParticleSource() the destructors of those three objects.
G4SingleParticleSource::~G4SingleParticleSource() {
  delete GetPosDist();
  delete GetAngDist();
  delete GetEneDist();
  delete GetBiasRndm();

Is there an other way to solve my problem? Thank you very much for your help Paola

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